Cartersville is a city in Bartow County, Georgia, in the United States. It was named after Col. Madeline Carter. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 15,925. Growth is evident as the community's population rose to 21,274 as of the 2005 mid-census estimate. Although unofficial, Cartersville will most-likely become a micropolitan area in 2007.
Cartersville sits at the junction of Interstate 75, U.S. Highway 411, U.S. Highway 41, Georgia Highway 113, Georgia Highway 61, Georgia Highway 293, and Georgia Highway 20, making it the hub of Northwest Georgia
Cartersville is located at (34.176405, -84.803916).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.5 square miles (60.9 km²), of which, 23.4 square miles (60.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.51%) is water.
There were 5,870 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $41,162, and the median income for a family was $48,219. Males had a median income of $35,092 versus $25,761 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,977. About 8.9% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.
4 lane highways;
113- through N. Cartersville and S. Cartersville (2 lane through Dtwn.)
41- forms border between N. Cartersville and Downtown Cartersville south of Hobby Lobby, and defines the border between N. Cartersville and W. Cartersville north of Hobby Lobby.
411- through N. Cartersville, W. Cartersville, and S. Cartersville.
75- through N. Cartersville and defines border between E. and N. Cartersville north of exit 288.
61- Breaks off from 113 in S. Cartersville near the Cartersville Airport. [Dtwn. considered Tennessee Street and is often 2 or 3 lane.
Douthit Ferry Road- (Soon to be 4 lane) connects West Avenue to Old Alabama Road. T at Old Alabama where *Carter Grove Plantation* lays.
Euharlee Road- (Soon to be 4 lane) Connects Cliff Nelson Rd. to West Avenue, long.